Christine Webster

(born in 1962 in Karlsruhe Germany, resident in Paris) composer. She studied at the Conservatoire Edgar Varèse Gennevillier Electro-Acoustic Music (Jean Schwartz), she gained a Master Degree at the SATIS University of Aix-Marseille - Ingénierie de la création sonore pour le film, la vidéo et le multi-media. She is an artist researcher in En-ER Ensad's research program (sound in virtual 3D and digital shared environments).She is Lauréat France Musique Concours Jules Verne. "Nemo et Stilla" - 2005. Sons de plateaux#1 - Duo with Jean-Marc Montera at Montevideo Marseille - April 2006. Human Atopic Space exposition "Away from Keyboard" Grand Duché du Luxembourg - "Limbic" Topological interactive sound installation in virtual 3D environment 2011. She has performed at Ciné Concert - Festival Bellevilloise 2008 - Chute de la maison Usher-2009. Horlusfestival#1 Fukushima Days 28' EA composition. June 2012.
Selected works: Wild Orion - Digital album 2005; Smashed Oysters - Placard Headphone Festival #9 - 2006
Sputniki - Tapage Nocturne France Musique – 2006 ; Transgendered Sounds - Placard Headphone Festival #10 – 2007 ; Ushuu - Digital album 2008 ; IRE - Experimental short movie. Director Karen Guillorel. - Original Soundtrack. 2008 ; Usher – CD book - Éditions du point d'exclamation. 2009 ; Limbic - Topological interactive sound installation in virtual 3D environment. 2011; Le Chemin du Sternum - March 2012; Performed at Montevideo Uruguay; Fukushima Days music-video version 28' - 2013 -Horlusfestival#2

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Gunilla Wallenström

(born in 1948, resident Huskvarna,Sweden), is a Swedish composer mainly for choirs. She worked as a church musician from 1974 and has now retired but is still composing. Wallenström studied at the Roayl College of Music in Stockholm with Eric Ericson among others and was already then fascinated by the choral music. In 1974 she moved to Gällivare in northern Sweden, to work as a music teacher. Here in Norrland, she also took up her knowledge in playing the organ in order to be able to start to work with different choirs in Kiruna and Jukkasjärvi. Later she began work in Hakarp parish where she stayed for 17 years until her retirement. An extra special collaboration for Wallenström was when her choir in Hakarp worked together with Jönköping's Sinfonietta and winds from Gothenburg Symphony orchestra, performing one of Bach's cantatas.
Selected works: Du är större än mitt hjärta, for mixed Coro, pf, lyrics Kerstin Arnér; All following compositions with lyrics by Atle Burman; Visst ber jag ibland; Maria jungfru Maria: Två sånger, 2001, for mixed choir; Salig är du, for SATB; Sjung om ljuset, for SATB; En Julvisa, for SAB, pf; En källa av ljus, for SATB; Hjärtats bön, for SATB; Jag tänker på livet; Läntanskoral, for SATB; Trygghetskoral, for SATB.
Publications direction: Wessmans Musikförlag

Inger Wikström

(born in Stockholm, 1939) pianist, composer and conductor. She started to study piano at the age of six and two years later she debuted in public. At a young age she studied music theory and counterpoint with composer/music theoretician Valdemar Söderholm, Hans Eppstein and Gunnar Bucht. She continued her piano studies with Gottfrid Boon at The Royal Academy in Stockholm and with Ilona Kabos in London. Wikström debuted as a pianist with Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of sixteen which led to her being elected The Artist of the Year. She has performed as a pianist in most European countries, the USA, Latin America, Russia, Israel, Japan, China, Australia and Africa, and the former Soviet Union. From the age of fifteen she also worked as a pedagogue and when she discovered that there was a need for a private music institute, a top education for pianist, violinists and vocals, she founded one herself in Österskär Nordiskt Musikkonservatorium in 1977, later on Nordisk Kammaropera. Nowadays Nordisk Kammaropera is focusing on the children's opera culture. Lately Wikström has studied composition and conducting with Gunno Södersten. She is now devoting more and more time for composing and performing her own works. She has written instrumental works, 8 operas and song-cycles on lyrics by Shakespeare, Rilke and Strindberg. Most of her repertoire is vocal music. She was elected into the Society of Swedish Composers in 1987. Wikström has also published an – Rapsodi, (1975).
Selected works: Ballad op.13, 1982, for pf; Don Giovanni variations, 2003, for pf; The magic flute variations, for pf; Tre violinduetter op.18, 1988, for 2 vl; Ballad f piano och stråkork op.17, 1987, for pf, str; Three Shakespeare sonnets, for Br, pf; Bön av Den heliga Birgitta: Visa mig vägen, 2003, for mixed Coro, text Heliga (Holy) Birgitta; Peter Pan, 1997, a children's opera for 4 soli, pf, text Elisabeth Nederman; Elddonet,1991, for Vocals and instruments, text H C Andersen; En dåres försvarstal, 2002, for S, T pf and 1 dancer, text Miriam Gutman after author August Strindberg's novel.
Publications direction: Available at Svensk Musik/Swedmic AB
Awards, selection: The order of Rio Branco, The Villa-Lobos medal, The Bartok-medal and the Adelaide Ristori Prize.